This beautiful image of open cluster M29 was obtained by Martin Germano with his 14.5-inch f/5 Newtonian. It is a 60 minutes exposure on hypered Kodak Tech Pan 2415. This bright but sparse Open Cluster in Cygnus shows a hint of the background nebulosity that is so widespread in this constellation.
Open cluster M29 as photographed by Jan Wisniewski. This image was taken on Oct. 15, 1998 from Sooke, BC using Cookbook 245 LDC CCD camera on Ultima 8 f/6.3 telescope, autoguided with Cookbook 211 LDC CCD camera on piggybacked 500mm f/8 telephoto lens. It is composed of W (10 x 1 min.) integrations processed with Multi245, AIP245, as well as PhotoPaint 8.
Last Modification: October 11, 2000